Who Is Walter Pless?


A teacher by profession, but is now in his 38th year as a football writer. Has written for "Soccer Action" (Melbourne), "Australian Soccer Weekly" (Sydney) and "World Soccer" (London), as well as for several Tasmanian newspapers. Currently contributing to "Goal!Weekly" in Melbourne and the Australian magazine "Soccer International". Played for Croatia-Glenorchy, Caledonians, Metro, Rapid and University in Tasmania, as well as in the United States of America. Coached University, Metro and Croatia-Glenorchy.

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In the second day of competition at the NTC Challenge series in Canberra on Tuesday, Tasmania drew 1-1 with Northern New South Wales and lost 4-2 to Football West.


Photo:  Brenton Kopra is Tasmania's referee representative at the tournament [PlessPix]

Tasmania’s NTC men’s team drew 0-0 with the ACT on the opening day of the 2013 NTC Challenge series in Canberra.

In their second game of the day, Tasmania lost 4-0 to South Australia.


Photo:  Glenorchy Knights president Paul Woodham made the announcement [PlessPix]

Glenorchy Knights have appointed eight new coaches in addition to the previous reappointment of Chris Hey as the club’s Victory League coach and Matthew Rhodes as the club’s technical director.

The appointments come as the club is likely to have four or five extra teams in the 2014 men’s and women’s competitions.